Examples of surveys, participant emails, and reports

Surveys and Reports


Communication with Participants

Invitation Email to Students:

SUBJECT: ISU Online Course Evaluation for [COURSENAME] [COURSETYPE]

Iowa State Student [PARTICIPANT_EMAIL],

This email asks you to respond to an anonymous online course evaluation survey for
[COURSENAME] [COURSETYPE].
Please follow the link to open the course evaluation survey, fill-out the questionnaire, and click “submit” when completed.

[DIRECT_ONLINE_LINK]

Please complete this evaluation by 10:00 p.m. on Friday, Month XX, YYYY.  This survey will not be reopened.

You will receive this reminder email periodically until the survey is complete. Please complete all online surveys you receive. Links to  your course surveys will also appear in your Blackboard page under “My Course Evaluations.”

Thank you for your participation,
– [SUBUNIT] Course Evaluation Administrator


Reminder Email to Students who have not yet completed the evaluation:

EMAIL HEADER: Course Evaluation Reminder for [COURSENAME] [COURSETYPE]

Iowa State Student [PARTICIPANT_EMAIL],

This email is to remind you that you have not yet completed the survey for:
[COURSENAME] [COURSETYPE].

Please follow the link to open the course evaluation survey, fill-out the questionnaire, and click “submit” when completed.

[DIRECT_ONLINE_LINK]

Please complete this evaluation by 10:00 p.m. on Friday, Month XX, YYYY.  This survey will not be reopened.

You will receive this reminder email periodically until the survey is  complete. Please complete all online surveys you receive. Links to your course surveys will also appear in your Blackboard page under “My Course Evaluations.”

Thank you for your participation,
– [SUBUNIT] Course Evaluation Administrator